What’s Happening Travers Week at Saratoga Race Course

WHAT:           Travers Week at Saratoga Race Course WHEN:           Wednesday, August 23 – Monday, August 28, 2017 WHERE:        Saratoga Race Course and nearby locations   WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 John’s Call: The day’s feature race is the $100,000 John’s Call for 3-year-olds and up on the turf. First Responders Day: The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA)…
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Bill Heller’s New York-Breds at the Races: August 16 to 21

Diversify Dazzles in the Evan Shipman Monday By Bill Heller Ralph and Lauran Evans’ four-year-old gelding Diversify turned the mile-and-an-eighth $100,000 Evan Shipman Stakes for New York-breds into a tour de force, dusting three overmatched rivals by 11 ½ lengths wire-to-wire wire-under Irad Ortiz, Jr. Monday at Saratoga. Sent off the 1-2 favorite, Diversify won…
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NYS Gaming Commission, NYRA & NYTHA Implement Additional Equine Health & Safety Measures at Saratoga Race Course

In addition to the existing industry-leading equine health and safety policies and procedures already in place at New York State racetracks, the New York State Gaming Commission, The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA) are implementing additional actions immediately at Saratoga Race Course, including increased regulatory veterinary…
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NYRA to Host Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council Food and Essential Goods Drive at Community Outreach Booth

Fans who donate will receive a 2017 Saratoga baseball cap SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y – The New York Racing Association will welcome the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC) to Saratoga Race Course to host its annual food and essential goods drive on Friday, August 25 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fans are invited to…
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The New York Racing Association to Celebrate First Responders Appreciation Day at Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will honor police officers, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics during First Responders Appreciation Day. The event will be held on Wednesday, August 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day will feature free grandstand admission for all first responders with proper identification. NYRA will welcome…
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Aftercare Spotlight: The ‘Perfect’ Jockey Intermediary

by Jen Roytz  Courtesy PaulickReport.com Megan Fadlovich wins a stakes race aboard 12-year-old Catlaunch Megan Fadlovich has ridden her fair share of Thoroughbreds, and she’s probably ridden your fair share and mine as well. Based in northeast Ohio and riding on the Mountaineer–Presque Isle-–Thistledown circuit, Fadlovich has been riding races since 2010. In that time, she…
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